Algerian international Riyad Mahrez, the Manchester City star, is presenting distinguished levels in an exceptional season this year with Al-Samawi in various competitions, and Mahrez scored the first goal for his team in the Peterborough United match.
Manchester City in the FA Cup Quarter-finals
Manchester City booked its seat in the FA Cup quarter-finals in the current season 2021-2022, after it overcame its counterpart Peterborough United, with two goals for free, in the confrontation that took place between them on Tuesday evening, at the “London Road” stadium, in the fifth round of the tournament. .
In total, Mahrez participated with Manchester City this season in 32 games, during which he contributed 26 goals, as Riyad scored 19 goals, and assisted 7 others.
Manchester City Mahrez competes for the player of the month
Algerian star Riyad Mahrez is competing with his colleagues, Phil Foden and Rahim Sterling, for the title of best player in the Manchester City team, during the month of February, as the official website of the Celestial Club presented a referendum in front of the fans to choose the best player of the month.
Manchester City tops the Premier League
Manchester City is moving at a steady pace this season, especially in the English Premier League, as it leads the Premier League table, currently, with 66 points, 6 points behind the runner-up Liverpool.
In general, Manchester City has played 27 matches in the English Premier League this season, winning 21 matches, drawing in 3 matches and losing in the same.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola praised the level of Algerian star Riyad Mahrez in their 2-0 victory over Peterborough United, in the confrontation that took place between them on Tuesday evening, at the “London Road” stadium, in the fifth round of the tournament.
Guardiola said in his statements after the match, “The two goals are great. The quality of Riyad Mahrez was the reason for the first goal, and the second goal was also great. We created chances. All the players were great.”
Guardiola added, “Riyad Mahrez has always had this quality in the last third – he is our best. He scored an amazing goal. Very proud of the match he played.”
Guardiola continued, “The pass for the second goal from Phil Foden was excellent, and Jack Grealish’s control of the ball was great as well. Grealish was aggressive in the last third despite his return from injury.”